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Google's Black Friday deals include some must-see price cuts

With the clock winding down, Google revealed the offers it will have on Black Friday today, and it might surprise you to learn that many of them revolve around Google Play. In addition, to the premium games , Google is offering a 50 percent discount on the monthly subscription price of colouring book app Colorfy . Pay for one movie to watch at 50% and get 25% off one TV season for whatever show right after Cyber Monday (November 23).

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Lincoln MKC is a small an luxurious SUV

All-wheel drive is optional. "We recognize it takes a lot to attract a buyer from other luxury competitors, but the Lincoln MKC has that kind of appeal and we believe that the new MKC will capture even more luxury clients", Lincoln President Kumar Galhotra said in a statement.

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PUBG will change for China and align with 'socialist core values'

Banning the game in China, though, would be a big blow. That hurdle has apparently been overcome but it will mean changes to the game. Games publisher Bluehole has made a tremendously monumentous deal to partner with Chinese titan Tencent in order to publish its game in one of the most lucrative regions in the world.

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Ford PHEV police vehicle is an efficient law enforcer

The snappily-titled Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan is based on the company's Fusion saloon (that's Mondeo between you and us), and will be powered by a petrol engine that is assisted by a 7.6kWh battery that can charge in two and a half hours using a 240V charger.

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How to Get Super-Fast Face Unlocking on Your Current Android Phone

During the OnePlus forums AMA, the company also confirmed that the OnePlus 5 and 5T will share the same software update cycle of the OnePlus 3 and 3T, and all of those devices will be upgraded to Android 8 .1 Oreo. OnePlus did something unusual to the OnePlus 5 , that even if it had no official IP rating for water protection, sealants and adhesives on the inside of the older flagship would probably allow the OnePlus 5 to survive under water for a short period of time.

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Flat-Earther to debunk round world 'myth' in homemade rocket

A man who believes the earth is flat has built a rocket which he plans to launch into space to prove the long debunked theory is correct. "I know about aerodynamics and fluid dynamics and how things move through the air". He jumped on a private property in Winkelman, Arizona, on January 30, 2014, and traveled 1,374 feet. He is expected to blast off between 2pm and 3pm ET (7pm-8pm GMT), with the event to be televised on his YouTube channel .

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Apple Buys Augmented Reality Vrvana Startup For $30 Million

VRvana's Totem is now tethered, but I assume Apple will solve this issue over the next few years. The new Totem also has a 120 degree field of view. Though Tim Cook has recently said that display quality is a barrier to good AR hardware, VRvana's lag solution on its OLED display could be the ticket.

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Rukhmabai, India's first woman physician, honoured with a Google doodle

Stuck in a court case, Rukhmabai would vent through writing. He was married to "Dadaji Bhikaji" (19), at the age of 11. The arrangement was made with consent from Bhikaji's mother. He later got in touch with her, perhaps interested in the money she had inherited after her mother passed away. She was wholeheartedly encouraged in her endeavour by many, including Mary Edith Pechey-Phipson, the then head of Cama Hospital in Mumbai (one of the sites of 26/11 terror strike), who fought many a ...

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Google brings Lens AI to Google Assistant on Pixel smartphones

Thankfully, Lens is about to get a lot more useful now that it's finally being integrated within Google Assistant . Google Lens uses a variety of algorithms and the company's massive database to identify objects around you and provide more information about them.

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Belgium Rules Loot Boxes As Gambling, Wants Them Banned In Europe

Last week, the Belgian Gaming Commission reportedly launched an investigation into whether the system constituted a violation of gambling laws. Loot Boxes have been an oft-discussed topic for the past month or so, and other groups have been quick to say they weren't gambling, often likening them to card games.

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Gamestop Corporation (GME) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of GameStop Corp .by 2.6% in the third quarter. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.01). The company's net sales rose to $1.99 billion from $1.96 billion. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Gamestop Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom Gameplay Trailer

Capcom has released a brand new trailer to celebrate the announcement of the DLC characters which you can view below. Next, Black Widow uses her speed, athletic abilities and high-tech weapons to get the upper hand on her opponents. "Bucky can activate Metal Shield, which utilises his cybernetic arm to turn him into an anchor, allowing him to ignore attacks without taking any damage".

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HPE CEO stepping down, marking new leadership era for the revamped company

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a 12-month low of $15.38 and a 12-month high of $24.88. DODGE & COX lowered its stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) by 0.36% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2i launched in India: Price, specifications, features

So, the company is playing the Made in India card. Starting its journey in India in 2014, Xiaomi already has two plants for manufacturing smartphones in India and the company claims that over 95% of the smartphones sold in India are assembled locally.

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Will Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) (AAV) Short Squeeze Soon?

Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. The average 1-year price target for (CROX) reveals an average price target of $8.93 per share. Argent holds 0.06% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) or 8,408 shares. 8,778 are owned by Putnam Investments Limited Liability Com. Pdt Partners Ltd invested 0.43% in Coherent, Inc. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 61.54% or $0.08 from last year's $0.13 per share.

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Gotenks, Adult Gohan & Kidd Buu Join the Fight in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Anyway, Dragon Ball FighterZ's freshly detailed arcade mode sounds great, giving solo players something meaningful to chew through when they don't fancy jumping online. Kid Buu with his high speed and power, is an expert for tricky attacks. Dragon Ball FighterZ , which is developed by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue maker Arc System Works, comes out on 26th January 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Splatoon 2 is getting some big updates for the holidays

Four New Battle Stages: While four new battle stages are coming to Splatoon 2 , they won't all be available immediately after downloading the update. Talk to Judd when you reach level 99 to do this. "In Clam Blitz, competing Inklings are tasked with collecting clams scattered around the stage". Players will be required to destroy a barrier before depositing clams, and clams not yet deposited can be destroyed with ink.

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Friend or foe: Will Toyota robot aid or challenge humans?

What the robot sees is fed back to the person controlling it via a headset, so the user can interpret a hazardous environment - such as a radioactive fuel dump or a snowy Berkshire driveway - and easily manipulate the robot to a successful outcome.

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Haryana orders probe on Fortis after girl's death (Third Lead)

Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday denied all allegations of overcharging from the family of Baby Adya who was admitted at FMRI, Gurgaon where she died of dengue , and said it made every effort to save the child. "Now I find that the rule cited is wrong", Singh added. This shocking matter surfaced after, a friend of the deceased girl's father took to Twitter to disclose the whooping bill of Rs 18 lakh and the irrelevant charges that the family were asked to pay.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now available with 4GB RAM for CNY1999

The new Mi Note 3 has been priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs 19,500). Earlier, in September this year, the company had introduced the Mi Note 3's two versions. The secondary 12MP camera comes with 52mm portrait lens, f/2.6 aperture and 1.0 μm pixel size. For selfies, it comes with a 16-megapixel shooter of 2um pixel size and features adaptable AI Beautify options.

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MIUI 9 Will Be The Last Update For These Xiaomi Phones

Shunwei Capital was founded in 2011 by Lei Jun and Tuck Lye KOH, and has invested in mobile internet and IoT companies such as Xiaomi , self-balancing scooter Ninebot, 17zuoye, video streaming service provider iQiyi, Renrenche, 51Talk, Aiyibang, Misfit, and Xiaomi's real-time video call provider Agora.io.

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Samsung Electronics to release red Galaxy S8

A report from Korea's ET News says Samsung will try and increase "the recognition rate of the next-generation smartphone Galaxy S9's front sensor", even as it will keep the same basic parts and structure. As some specialists point out, the development and release of an official support page usually signals the impending introduction of a new product.

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First interstellar visitor described as an 'oddball'

Scientists now know what that interstellar visitor - the asteroid that recently zipped through our solar system from outer space - might look like. "For decades we've theorized that such interstellar objects are out there, and now - for the first time - we have direct evidence they exist", Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C., said in a statement .

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Alibaba buys stake in Sun Art Retail from Ruentex

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is pushing further into bricks and mortar retailing by buying a 36% stake in China's largest hypermarket operator. Alibaba is exerting more efforts to secure offline, rural, and overseas customers as China's urban electronic commerce market shows indications of steeping, including buying extensive infrastructure which it had formerly avoided.

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Huawei unveils the Honor 7X with a Kirin 659 SoC

Honor V10 is expected to be the cheaper variant of Huawei Mate 10 Pro . Like high-end handsets, the Honor 7X doesn't have a physical home button on the front, but unlike the iPhone X , you will find a rear-facing fingerprint sensor on the device.

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Rainbow Six Siege teases a cooperative zombie mode for Year 3

In a blog post , Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege will receive " four Seasons, and eight new operators ". The studio officials remained mum on further details but implied that the biohazard specialists had a large role to play in the PVE event - and given that it takes place during something called Operation Chimera, we expect some suitably monster-ish enemies to feature.

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A great increase in strong earthquakes is predicted by scientists in 2018

The specific cause of intensified seismic activity has yet to be found, but scientists suggest the slowdown in Earth's rotation could have an effect on the planet's core and the energy it releases. According to the researchers, more than 25-30 intense earthquakes will happen when earth slows down, while the average figure is around 15 quakes a year.

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Android 8.0 Oreo now rolling out to OnePlus 3/3T

Meanwhile, at the 5T launch event in New York, OnePlus also confirmed to bring Oreo update to its new phones - OnePlus 5 and 5T by early 2018. Having said that, it is disappointing to know that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have received their September security patch while some devices have also been updated with the November security patch.

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Boston Dynamics robot leaps, does back flips

Now it is back and seems in better shape than ever before and now this Boston Dynamics' bot Atlas has the ability to jump on platforms, spin in midair, maintain its balance and can even do backflips. It also uses stereo sensors and Light Detection and Ranging to detect and avoid obstacles. However, it was bought by Alphabet and later sold to Softbank, a Japanese company, Science Alert reported.

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Apple's first VP of inclusion and diversity leaves after 6 months

Denise Young Smith, who is black, angered activists during this year's One Young World Summit in Bogota when she defended the diverse "life experience" that Apple's white employees bring to the table. In fact, even major shareholder Tony Maldonado has called on Apple several times to implement an "accelerated recruitment policy" in an effort to increase diversity at the leadership and board of directors levels.

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NASA creates ultimate time-lapse of life on Earth

The content presented in this new video was gathered by NASA satellites every year since 1997. "The space-based view of life allows scientists to monitor crop, forest and fisheries health around the globe", according to NASA. "As the satellite archive expands, you see more and more dynamics emerging", said Jeffrey Masek, chief of the Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA.

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Apple pushes launch of HomePod smart speaker to early 2018 (AAPL, AMZN)

Apple has not given a direct reason to delays, but it seems fairly obvious that the company would've liked to release it to the public before Christmas. The speaker, which can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, takes aim at Amazon.com Inc's Alexa feature and Echo devices. Created to be a "premium" (read: expensive) take on the likes of Amazon's Echo and Google Home personal assistants, the $350 HomePod put its emphasis on high-quality audio.

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited

It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Hawk Ridge Management Llc decreased its stake in Ehealth Inc (EHTH) by 34.2% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Analysts await eHealth, Inc. 284.42 million shares or 6.62% more from 266.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The specialty retailer reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.21.

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Jake Gyllenhaal might replace Ben Affleck as Batman

Campea said , "I'm hesitant to say anything, but I talked to a Hollywood producer yesterday and they gave me the name of who Matt Reeves wants [to replace Affleck] as Batman ". I'm the luckiest guy. I'm so excited to do it. He stated that Batman will take a new look as he takes over the director's position. "You don't do it forever, so I want to find a graceful and cool way to segue out of it ".

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Detective Pikachu movie adds Justice Smith

Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch and Guardians of the Galaxy writer Nicole Perlman will be penning the script, while Rob Letterman has reportedly been contacted to direct the film. Since its introduction in Japan over 20 years ago, the Pokemon franchise has created countless television series, animated films, and card and video games.


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